Naturalist vs Conservationist - What's the difference?

naturalist | conservationist |


As nouns the difference between naturalist and conservationist

is that naturalist is (dated) a person committed to studying nature or natural history while conservationist is a person who maintains natural areas or protects threatened species.

naturalist

Noun

(en noun)
  • (dated) A person committed to studying nature or natural history.
  • (philosophy) A person who believes]] in or [[advocate, advocates the tenets of philosophical or methodological naturalism.
  • See also

    * botanist * biologist * geologist * scientist * zoologist

    conservationist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who maintains natural areas or protects threatened species.
  • Someone who advocates for these actions.
  • See also

    * environmentalist

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